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RFDS powers the Territory with purpose-built aeromedical jet

22 Jul 2020

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) Central Operations has unveiled its $14 million purpose-built aeromedical jet dedicated to improving and saving the lives of all Territorians.

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8:00am Mental Health Clinics - 24 hours with the Flying Doctor

06 Nov 2018

Remote Australians access mental health services at a fifth of the rate of city people.

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1:10am Outback Evacuation – 24 hours with the Flying Doctor

02 Nov 2018

Alice Springs crews perform over 40 per cent of all RFDS outback evacuations across South Australia and the Northern Territory.

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Another big day out - 24 hours with the Flying Doctor

02 Nov 2018

On this day, just like any other, we flew over 19,700km to deliver the finest care to the furthest corners of our vast 'waiting room'.

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A desperate race against time and distance

02 Nov 2018

I heard something terrible... a scream like I’d never heard before.

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Outback nurse defies odds to walk again

02 Nov 2018

My vehicle had rolled six times down an embankment, about 50 metres from the road.

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Early arrival for baby Lewi

02 Nov 2018

I knew something wasn’t right, but I hoped it was a false alarm

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A man and woman smile at the camera. They are both wearing business attire and are standing in front of the tail of a RFDS Pilatus PC12 aircraft.

David Hills awarded Honorary Life Membership of RFDS Central Operations

23 Oct 2018

Immediate-past Chairman David Hills has been named as the 15th Honorary Life Member of RFDS Central Operations. Ms Loretta Reynolds, Chairman, RFDS Central Operations, presented David with the prestigious accolade at the organisation’s 82nd Annual General Meeting on 18 October 2018.

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BHP extends ‘major’ support of the Flying Doctor

18 Oct 2018

BHP Olympic Dam today announced the renewal of its partnership with the RFDS, worth $300,000 over the next three years. BHP’s contribution will help the RFDS to provide its life-saving service to South Australian communities, many of which are in rural and remote areas.

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